Culture

Cuba and New York City united on cultural exchange

New York City and Cuba's capital city are embarking on a cultural exchange of music and visual and performing arts.

Colombia loses 2-0 to Chile in Copa America semi final

Chile beat Colombia 2-0 in the semi-finals of the Copa America Wednesday.

A trip to the days when Spain colonized Colombia

Villa de Leyva and Mongui, two pueblos of stone-paved streets and houses with balconies in central Colombia, preserve enormous architectural and artisanal riches that take visitors back to the days of the Spanish conquest.

A trip to the days when Spain colonized Colombia

Villa de Leyva and Mongui, two pueblos of stone-paved streets and houses with balconies in central Colombia, preserve enormous architectural and artisanal riches that take visitors back to the days of the Spanish conquest.

Saving Ernest Hemingway's estate

Shipping containers full of tools arrive to Cuba to help build facility to house US novelist’s photos and letters

Medellin inspires as model of urban transformation

The capital of the province of Antioquia, Medellin is looking to leverage the transformation it has experienced in recent years to consolidate itself as a venue for international events.

Colombia’s best rock n’ roll bands 50 years ago today

Colombia is possibly least known for its rock n’ roll. However, in the mid 1960, a number of bands really put the country on the rock n’ roll map.

Tito Puente NYC memorial plans moving forward

In August 2000, three months after Puente’s passing, East 110th Street from Fifth to First Avenue was christened Tito Puente Way.

The evolution of coffee culture in Colombia’s coffee region

While growing coffee has been a major part of the economy of Pereira and the surrounding coffee region, drinking one of Colombia’s most iconic export products is only just kicking in.

Popeye -Escobar's hitman- is now a YouTube star

He is a former enforcer for the Medellín drug cartel who has boasted of committing hundreds of murders on behalf of his boss, Pablo Escobar.

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